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North American Ecoregions including Hawaii and Puerto Rico
Classification based on World Wildlife Fund terrestrial ecoregions*

O'hia lehua forest, north slope of Mauna Loa, island of Hawaii Pine savannah east of the coastal range, Josephine Co., Oregon upper slope of Mauna Loa, island of Hawaii blazing star, northwest Iowa
Yucca brevifolia (Joshua tree), Nevada Madera Canyon, southeastern Arizona Yukon River at Dalton Hwy., Alaska Canyon on Santa Rosa Island, California
Tundra above Lower Paradise Lake, Chugach National Forest, Alaska Pine woods and saw palmetto, Pinelands Trail, Everglades Ntl. Park, FL Hammocks, Everglades Ntl. Park, Florida Savage Gulf State Natural Area, Tennessee

This section of the Bioimages website seeks to present the incredible biodiversity of North America by presenting representative images of habitats within the over 100 ecoregions in the continent.   [93 of 125 ecoregions are currently represented]

If you are interested in contributing to the North American Ecoregions project, please contact Steve Baskauf.
 
Contributors:
Maurice J. Kaufmann
Steven J. Baskauf
Scott and Ruth Bassett
Daniel P. Duran
James  H. Bassett
Natasha Sherman
Jason J. Husveth
Ron E. VanNimwegen
Ron Thomas
Wendy Anderson
Lisa Kelly
Kari Segraves
Emma Hamilton
Steven Klipowicz
Carol J. Baskauf
Daphne R. Hatcher
Lyn Baldwin
Karen Antell
Katherine Gould Mathews
Dallas Smith
David G. Smith
Paul Somers
Abi Woodbridge

* Ricketts, T.H., E. Dinerstein, D.M. Olson, C.J. Loucks, et al.  (1999) Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America: A Conservation Assessment.  World Wildlife Fund - United States and Canada.  Island Press, Washington, D.C.

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